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Title Shaw, Van Burton
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1980-04-25
Date Digitized 2010-05-14
Rights Statement Portions of this interview may only be used for educational or scholarly purposes. All rights in the manuscript and recording, including the right to publish, are reserved to the Colorado College Tutt Library. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH IN ANY FORMAT MUST BE REQUESTED from Special Collections, Colorado College Tutt Library.
Description Van Shaw came to Colorado College in 1952 as Professor of Sociology. He served as chairman of the Sociology Department from 1954 through 1968. Active in community affairs, he served as president of the Colorado Springs Family Service Association. In his interview, Shaw discusses his roles as professor and committee member, philosophy of teaching, student attitudes, the block plan, race relations at Colorado College, the 1960s, college presidents.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R36. This interview is part of a larger collection totaling 89 individuals. Interview transcripts converted to PDF/A from Microsoft Word. Other file materials, biographical data sheets, indexes, legal releases scanned from originals and converted to text searchable PDF/A using Fujitsu 4150 scanner and Scandallpro software version 1.5. Scanned at 400 dpi. Photos scanned at 500 dpi and saved as jpeg. There are 131 preservation wave files (44.1 kHz, 16-bit) and 131 delivery mp3 files (128 kbps) in the set. Each file represents up to an hour of material, equivalent to one side of a reel-to-reel tape or both sides of a cassette tape. The 262 files are now located on both of two hard drives in Special Collections, the master drive (A1) formatted for Mac and a backup drive (B1) formatted for PC. (.wav preservation masters created by Tom Sanny using Final Cut Pro. Analog tapes digitized as QuickTime 44k16b .mov files. Dead air edited out and sound levels adjusted ; .wav files exported using FCP QuickTime Conversion tool ; .mp3 files created from .wav files using Switch.) All files are monaural.
Subject (topic) Oral history
Universities and colleges
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado College. Dept. of Sociology
Subject (personal name) Shaw, Van Burton, 1917-2006
Subject (time) 1950-1959
Subject (geographic) Colorado
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Added Author O'Connor, Anne
Publisher Colorado College
Place of Publication Colorado Springs, Colorado
Language eng
Series Title Colorado College Oral History Collection
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:3061
Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
ShawVan1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 55.56MB 0
ShawVan2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 23.71MB 0
ShawVanBPhoto1.jpg   Photo 1 -- Van Shaw. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 215.10KB 0
ShawVanBPhoto2.jpg   Photo 2 -- Van Shaw. Source: Special Collections. Photo File. Biography image/jpeg 250.15KB 0
ShawVanBaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 310.74KB 0
ShawVanBbSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 470.33KB 0
ShawVanBcTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 261.92KB 0
ShawVanBdAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 59.02KB 0

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